What exactly are PRBs again? A Permeable Reactive Barrier, or PRB, is an engineered zone installed below ground to remediate contaminated groundwater plumes. The “Permeable” part refers to the fact that they allow groundwater to flow through unimpeded.
They’re just waiting for the table to be properly set The start of summer means sunshine and warm weather, drinks on the patio, and some tasty morsels to share with friends and family. But what if you got to the
Bruce has Winning Vision! The Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) has been presenting the HUB (Heroes Underpinning Brownfields) Awards since 2016. They’re given to recognize brownfielders who are making a significant contribution to the progress of brownfield redevelopment in Canada.
“Rock Solid” Usually Isn’t and that Used to be a Real Challenge for Site Remediation Site remediation work often focuses on contamination present in soil and/or overburden groundwater. In-situ remediation of these media is relatively straight-forward using a variety of
Vertex is happy to announce that David Munro has recently joined our Construction Dewatering and Water Treatment Services team. David comes with six years of experience in the Construction Dewatering industry. Having started off as a field technician, David has
Over the years Vertex has published newsletters on innovative remedial methods for various soil and groundwater impacts. But we recently realized that we’ve never before focused our information sharing on the vapour phase of subsurface contamination. This newsletter article is
High-Resolution Site Characterization (HRSC) tooling, such as the MIP, LLMIP and Laser-Induced fluorescence (LIF) have been used countless times across Canada over the past ten years to delineate plumes of petroleum hydrocarbons (e.g. BTEX compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel, etc.) and